Sections 29 and 29A restored

March 20, 2020

Video from section 29. Currently we finish restoration of sections 29 and 29A.

Start of restoration of section 33C

November 19, 2019

Today we started the restoration of section 33C. It has an area of 5 643 sqm (60 740 sqf.). About 1 465 individuals have been buried here between 1945 and 1967.

New article about the project in Italian laguage

June 17, 2019

Please read this nice article in Italian.


March 15, 2019

As almost 100% of our donors come from countries such as the USA, Canada, UK and  Australia this page will now have entries written mostly in English. 

July 13, 2016

We need our American co-foundation because of our American founders. In case of donation, they ask for such a tax certificate, which they can use in the USA when they do the taxes.

25 years of neglect

November 29, 2019

The video is from section 33C. Here you can see how 25 years of neglect affect the graves.

Volunteers' day 2019 October 27

October 29, 2019

Last weekend we organized a volunteers' day together with students of Scheiber Jewish highschool in Budapest.

We have made a strong start to our 2019 season.

June 6, 2019

After a long winter break of 3 1/2 months, we are thrilled to announce that we have made a strong start to our 2019 season.

March 7, 2019

The Canadian Jewish News recently spoke to some local residents about their work with us. 

April 4, 2016

We signed a letter of intent with the Jewish Parish of Budapest. With this, the manager of the cemetery, the Jewish Parish expressly supports the project.

Progress report 2019

November 28, 2019

Please read our progress report for 2019. It was a challenging season.

US Ambassador to Hungary visits our project

October 28, 2019

H.E. US Ambassador to Hungary David B. Cornstein and our project representatives after the cemetery tour we gave the high-ranking guest.

We are about to begin our work after the long winter hibernation.

April 1, 2019

We will begin with a significant amount of woodchipping the week after next and simultaneously, we will spray our completed section to ensure that weeds and reseeding do not recur.

Nov. 20, 2018

On Oct 15th 2018, after 18 months of planning and fund raising, we began the work of saving one of the world’s largest Jewish cemeteries.

The founders of the project joined

Dec. 18, 2015

The idea of the “Friends of the Budapest Jewish Cemetery” project originated from Michael Perl and Marc Pinter. They got to know each other during a dinner in November 2015.

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